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City of GosnellsPopulation forecast

Thornlie (Central)

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornlie (Central) was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in City of Gosnells, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
Thornlie (Central)201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents1,38735.01,38534.01,40133.3+14
Couples without dependents1,18429.91,24030.51,28230.4+98
Group households1132.91042.61052.5-8
Lone person households69117.474018.281419.3+123
One parent family45211.446611.547511.3+23
Other families1343.41343.31363.2+2
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, April 2018.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in Thornlie (Central) was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 35.0% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 56 households and account for 30.5% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to decrease by 9 households, to comprise 2.6% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.9% in 2016.

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